U S Railroad News 2010-10-14 06:12:00

Genesee & Wyoming September traffic up 13.4 pctCNBCGenesee & Wyoming owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads in the United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands. …

Consultant questions railway contractGrand Forks GazetteTaylor said Johnson’s experience with the short-line Grand Forks Railroad wasn’t significant given the size of the project. β€œIn another situation, he may …

Union Pacific Launches National Advertising Campaign to Illustrate …Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America’s leading transportation companies . Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states …

Railroad renovation planned if grant, loan win approval WAThe Spokesman ReviewThe project depends on approval of a grant and a low-interest loan from the state Department of Transportation. Assistant county engineer Chad Coles, …

CSX’s Ward Says Autos Leading ‘Gradual’ US RecoveryBusinessWeekBy Mark Clothier Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) — CSX Corp. Chief Executive Officer Michael Ward said increased US automobile production is helping drive a gradual …

GE Announces Success of Breakthrough Technology to Help Railroads Save FuelMarketWatch (press release)Trip Optimizer generates fuel savings ranging from 3% to 15% per locomotive depending on territory as measured by North American train operators. …

Landmark shuttle grain train loading todayFarm ForumThe change, which is a provision in the sale of South Dakota’s 369 miles Core Line railroad track to the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) in 2005 …

Amtrak CEO announces passenger train stop in Hope, Ark., sought since 1993The Canadian PressHOPE, Ark. β€” Hope is getting an Amtrak stop. Amtrak president and CEO Joseph Boardman made the announcement Tuesday at the southwest Arkansas city’s old …

CSX Profit Jumps 43 Percent to $414 MillionShipping DigestCSX Transportation, the eastern US railroad that is the first of the major rail lines to report earnings for the July-September quarter, saw net income jump …

US rail traffic up 7.7% over last yearThe TruckerWASHINGTON β€” The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported that weekly rail traffic continues to maintain a steady pace with US railroads …

UP donates $33000 to Michigan Tech’s rail programProgressive Rail RoadingUnion Pacific Railroad recently donated $33000 to Michigan Tech University’s Rail Transportation Program, the fourth consecutive year the Class I has …